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commonage

[ kom-uh-nij ]
/ ˈkɒm ə nɪdʒ /
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noun
the joint use of anything, especially a pasture.
the state of being held in common.
something that is so held, as land.
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Origin of commonage

First recorded in 1600–10; common + -age
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British Dictionary definitions for commonage

commonage
/ (ˈkɒmənɪdʒ) /

noun
mainly law
  1. the use of something, esp a pasture, in common with others
  2. the right to such use
the state of being held in common
something held in common, such as land
another word for commonalty (def. 1)
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